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him and keeping my faith they will be okay. >> but one big difference. the jury in the susan smith trial found her guilty and sentenced her to life in prison. joining me is the prosecutor from the trial tommy pope. he is now a member of the south carolina house of representatives. thank you for joining me today. i want a reaction to what the professor celebrate. it was poignant as a defense attorney he did not celebrate even when he got an acquittal. >> as a prosecutor and attorney you are human and by the same token we deal in tragedy and would i disappointed on the case and didn't turn out absolutely. would i be excite federal it did turn out. it is really about justice. there is a life lost in the case and the media coverage saying and we are numb to it. about really no body understands about seeking death and what that means. we get comfortable with it, but the truth is, we are deal lives and serious situations. >> in the case was susan smith you sought the death penalty and she got life without paroll. >> life with parole. >>im sorry, she has a potential of parole. >> about 10
and knew they were not missing. >> and keeping my faith that they're going to be okay. >> but one big difference, the jury in the susan smith trial found her guilty and sentenced her to life in prison. joining me is the prosecutor from that trial, tommy pope, since that time, tommy is now a member of the south carolina house of representatives. tommy, thank you for joining me today and i want to first get a reaction to what professor dershowitz said regarding celebrating. i thought it was poignant that as a defense attorney he he said he did not celebrate even when he got acquittal. >> i think you know, as a prosecutor and attorney you're human, but by the same token we deal in tragedy and so, would i be disappointed if i was on the case and didn't turn out, absolutely. happy or excited if it did turn out, but it's really about justice. there was life lost, the media coverage thing, we're kind of numb to it. you alluded to earlier, nobody understands about seeking death and what that really means. we get kind of comfortable with it, but the truth is we're dealing with lives and we're
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